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Earthquakes in Kern County, California, during 1952.

California. Division of Mines.

Earthquakes in Kern County, California, during 1952.

A symposium on the stratigraphy, structural geology, and origin of the earthquakes; their geologic effects; seismologic measurements, application of seismology to petroleum exploration; structural damage and design of earthquake-resistant structures.

by California. Division of Mines.

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Published in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- California -- Kern County.,
  • Geology -- California -- Kern County.,
  • Seismology -- California -- Kern County.,
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared under the direction of Olaf P. Jenkins. Gordon B. Oakeshott, editor.
    SeriesCalifornia. Division of Mines. Bulletin -- 171, Bulletin (California. Division of Mines) -- 171.
    ContributionsOakeshott, Gordon B., 1904-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN24.C2 A3 no. 171
    The Physical Object
    Pagination283 p.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22952233M
    LC Control Number56009247

    For example, tunnels 3 and 4 in the Tehachapis were a little over feet apart and had a telltale at the approximate midpoint between them. See the photo in the upper right on page 4 of the October issue of "The Western Railroader" (the same photo can be found in the USGS publication "Earthquakes in Kern County California During ". Earthquake of J , Kern County, California, USA. Location: south of Bakersfield; Affected Area: , km2 ; Damage: $50 million. This was the main shock of the series of earthquakes that struck this area. It was the largest earthquake in the United States since Several hundred people were : Heather McCullough.

    @article{osti_, title = {Spatio-temporal variation of seismicity before the San Fernando earthquake, California}, author = {Ishida, M and Kanamori, H}, abstractNote = {The spatio-temporal variation of seismicity prior to the San Fernando, California, earthquake is studied for the area within 35 km of the epicenter. During the period from to , the . Kern County had some , people -- and two major military installations -- when the U.S. Air Force began its UFO investigation, Project Blue Book.

      2 Earthquakes in Early California 3 The Tehachapi Earthquake 4 The Lone Pine/Owens Valley Earthquake 5 The San Francisco Earthquake (and Fire) 6 The Santa Barbara Earthquake 7 The Long Beach Earthquake 8 The Kern County/Arvin Tehachapi Earthquake 9 The San Fernando/Sylmar Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. The Kern County Historical Society is a county-wide organization, founded in , open to all persons interested in Kern County History. Supported by membership dues, book sales, donations, and contributions received for our historical programs, the Society is devoted to preserving, publishing, and distributing information related to the history of Kern County.


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Earthquakes in Kern County, California, during A symposium on the stratigraphy, structural geology, and origin of the earthquakes; their geologic effects; seismologic measurements, application of seismology to petroleum exploration; structural damage and design of earthquake-resistant structures.

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Jenkins, O. and Oakeshott (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and Author: G. Jenkins, O. and Oakeshott. The initial photo referred to in this thread does indeed show the work in daylighting the eastern feet of Tunnel 3. Refer to Figures 6 and 7 on page of the book, "Earthquakes in Kern County, California During " which is also Bulletin of the California Division of Mines.

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Kern County California a county in the U.S. state of of the census, the population wasIts county seat is Bakersfield. Kern County comprises the Bakersfield, California, Metropolitan statistical county spans the southern end of the Central ng 8, square miles (21, km 2), it ranges west to the southern slope of the Coast Country: United States.

The Kern County earthquake occurred on July 21 in the southern San Joaquin Valley and measured on the moment magnitude main shock occurred at am Pacific Daylight Time ( UTC), killed 12 people and injured hundreds, and caused an estimated $60 million in property damage.A small sector of damage near Bealville corresponded to a.

The 21 July Kern County, California, earthquake. The Kern County earthquake is the second-largest earthquake in California in the twentieth century; it was preceded by other events in the region, including a M w earthquake on 23 Feb. (Fig. (Fig.1). Year Published: Was the Mw Kern County, California, earthquake induced (or triggered).

Several recent studies have presented evidence that significant induced earthquakes occurred in a number of oil-producing regions during the early and mid-twentieth century related to either production or wastewater injection. Author of Urban geology: master plan for California, Earthquakes in Kern County, California, duringGeology of southern California, Active fault mapping and evaluation program, Technical review of the seismic safety of the Auburn damsite, Slope stability and geology of the Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles County, California, Mineral land classification of the.

Kern County is a county in the U.S. state of of the census, the population wasIts county seat is Bakersfield. Kern County comprises the Bakersfield, California, Metropolitan statistical county spans the southern end of the Central ng 8, square miles (21, km 2), it ranges west to the southern slope of the Coast.

Several recent studies have presented evidence that significant induced earthquakes occurred in a number of oil-producing regions during the early and mid-twentieth century related to either production or wastewater injection. We consider whether the 21 July Mw Kern County earthquake might have been induced by production in the Wheeler Ridge oil by: 2.

Mechanisms of the aftershocks of the Kern County, California, earthquake of Markus Båth; the orientation of fault traces and the nature of fault motions have been deduced for fifty-seven earthquakes of the Kern County aftershock series.

Unlike the main shock, the aftershocks exhibit considerable strike slip with left-hand strike slip Cited by: Aug. 22, A magnitude aftershock of the July White Wolf Fault earthquake rocks Kern County at p.m., killing two people.

Property damage. Sunday marks the anniversary of one of the largest earthquakes in California history, the Kern County earthquake.

The quake rattled local communities. Local historian Chris Livingston talks about the Bakersfield earthquake, which measured on the moment magnitude scale, and produced one of.

— Kern is the only county in California which is surrounded on three sides by major earthquake faults, Lilt ta said. The Inyo fault parallels s on the east, the Garlock sweeps along the north erlge of the Tehachapi range and the famed San Andreas fault.

Performance of Earth Dams during Earthquakes. Particular emphasis is given to dam performance in six major earthquakes—San Francisco (); Ojika, Japan (); Fallon, Nevada (); Kern County, California (); Tokachi-Oki, Japan (); and San Fernando, California ().

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Contact Information: Kern County .